Barakah in Islam, what exactly is the meaning of barakah? Barakah is a blessing where it can be any other sustenance or favors in which all living things need it. Barakah, where is the origin of the barakah? How to get it? Below here are 17 how to get barakah in Islam that we must know.
- Origin of barakah
Before we know how to get God’s bar. We must know that all the blessings and goodness come from Allah Almighty. Below here Allah Almighty says in Quran.
“Say O Allah! Owner of Sovereignty! Thou givest sovereignty unto whom Thou wilt, and Thou withdrawest sovereignty from whom Thou wilt. Thou exaltest whom Thou wilt, and Thou abasest whom Thou wilt. In Thy hand is good. Lo! Thou art Able to do all things.” (Verse 3:26)
2. Favors are barakah
Favors are part of the barakah and it also comes from Allah Almighty. It is impossible for a man to calculate the amount of pleasure given by Allah Almighty. Read more about Importance of Surah Ar Rahman
Below the following here Allah Almighty says in the Quran.
“And maketh the sun and the moon, constant in their courses, to be of service unto you, and hath made of service unto you the night and the day. And He giveth you of all ye ask of Him, and if ye would count the bounty of Allah ye cannot reckon it. Lo! man is verily a wrong-doer, an ingrate.” (Verse 14:33-34)
3. Do good deeds
For anyone Muslim both men and women who do all good deeds. That Allah Almighty will give reward in the form of reward and blessing to them. Below here Allah Almighty says in the Quran.
” Whosoever doeth right, whether male or female, and is a believer, him verily we shall quicken with good life, and We shall pay them a recompense in proportion to the best of what they used to do.” (Verse 16:97)
4. Spreading the science of religion
Barakah can be obtained by a good person to spread the knowledge of Islam to the public. Religious science that has been spread will make many people get the benefit and this is the barakah. Read more about Importance of Positive Thinking in Islam
Below here is the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said in his hadith.
“The clergy are indeed the heirs of the prophets”. (Abu Dawud, At Tirmidhi and Ibn Majah)
5. Someone who is honest and fair
Blessings can be obtained if someone is fair. The fair of transactions in trade has been pictured in the following hadith below, the right and honest of the transaction both buyer and seller.
“People who trade transactions each have the right of khiyar (cancel or continue the transaction) as long as the two have not separated. If both are honest and open, then both will get a blessing in buying and selling, but if both lie and not open, then the blessing of buying and selling between the two will be lost.” (Bukhari and Muslim)
6. Get barakah easily without being greedy
Barakah sustenance will flow easily if we look for it without any sense of greed. People who always feel enough will be sustenance received, then the treasures sought will always bring blessings. Read more about Benefit of Talking Less in Islam
Below here this is the following hadith.
“O Judge, the treasure is green again sweet. Whoever seeks it for his generosity (not greedy and does not beg), then the treasure will bless him. But whoever seeks it for greed, the treasure will not bless it, like the one who eats but is not satisfied. The upper hand is better than the lower hand. “( Bukhari)
7. Seeking barakah in the early morning
Barakah sustenance can also be obtained by seeking the blessing of sustenance in the morning (Dawn). The man who wakes up after dawn will be detached from the three satanic ties. This is where we will always get the goodness and blessings of sustenance.The Prophet Sallallahu ‘alaih Wa Sallam prayed.
“O Allah, bless my Ummah in the morning.” The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) used to send sariyyah or war troops early in the morning and Sakhru was a merchant; he used to deliver his caravan early in the morning, give him prosperity and wealth increase. ” (Abu Dawud) [AdSense-A]
8. Prayer and petition
A prayer and supplication from a believer, it is not difficult for Allah to grant their prayers. Allah SWT is the source of all goodness and blessing. Read more about How to Improve Luck in Islam
This following is described in the Quran.
“All that is in the heavens and the earth entreat Him. Every day He exerciseth (universal) power.”
9. Allah is All Just
Allah SWT shares all goodness and mercy for all of Him, whether for the devoted or the wicked. Allah Almighty never discriminates in giving blessings as sustenance for all of Him. Below here Allah says in the Quran.
“The Jews say: Allah’s hand is fettered. Their hands are fettered and they are accursed for saying so. Nay, but both His hands are spread out wide in bounty. He bestoweth as He will. That which hath been revealed unto thee from thy Lord is certain to increase the contumacy and disbelief of many of them, and We have cast among them enmity and hatred till the Day of Resurrection. As often as they light a fire for war, Allah extinguisheth it. Their effort is for corruption in the land, and Allah loveth not corrupters.” (Verse 5:64)
10. The blessings are everywhere and whenever
Without us knowing, the barakah actually we already have it without we looking for it. Time, condition, family, brothers or sisters, treasure, child and even the breath itself is a blessing from Allah SWT. Read more about Law of Crying During Prayers in Islam
Below here Allah says in the Quran.
“He spake: Lo! I am the slave of Allah. He hath given me the Scripture and hath appointed me a Prophet.And hath made me blessed wheresoever I may be, and hath enjoined upon me prayer and almsgiving so long as I remain alive.” (Verse19:30-31)
11. Find the bar in a good way
Being cautious of God is a way to be blessed in our sustenance to be smooth. Coupled with a good way too (halal) blessings will always accompany you. Below here is the following hadith.
“O people, you will not die until the perfect ration of sustenance, therefore, do not you feel your provision is hampered and fear Allah, O all human beings. Seek sustenance well, take the halal and leave the haram. “(Baihaqi)
12. Ask Allah for your forgiveness
Astaghfirullah, pronounce this when you ask forgiveness to Allah SWT. Undoubtedly Allah Almighty will forgive all your sins and fold the blessing for you. Read more about Importance of Dhikr in Islam
Below is a Quranic verse that states this.
“And lo! I have made public proclamation unto them, and I have appealed to them in private.And I have said: Seek the pardon of your Lord. Lo! He was ever Forgiving.He will let loose the sky for you in the plenteous rain. And will help you with wealth and sons, and will assign unto you Gardens and will assign unto you rivers.” (Verse 71: 9-1the 2)
13. Call Allah’s name when using His pleasure
Food is one of the pleasures and blessings that Allah Almighty gives us. Before we eat food, it’s good we call Allah’s name first so that the food will suffice us. Below here the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said in his hadith.
“From the Companions of Aishah Radhiyallahu ‘anhuma, that the Prophet Sallallahu’ alaihi wa Sallam at one time was eating with six of his friends, suddenly came a Bedouin Arab, then ate his meal in two bites (only). So the Prophet Sallallahu ‘alaihi wa Sallam said: “Know if he mentioned the name of Allah (read Bismillah), surely that food will suffice you”. (Ahmad, An-Nasa-i and Ibnu Hibban)
14. Run the command and stay away from His prohibition
The coming of blessings can also be obtained by running orders and away from all the restrictions of Allah SWT in accordance with what is taught by the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Piety is the key to blessing. Read more about Virtue of the Last Two Verses Surah Al-Baqarah
Here below Allah says in the Quran.
“If they had observed the Torah and the Gospel and that which was revealed unto them from their Lord, they would surely have been nourished from above them and from beneath their feet. Among them, there are people who are moderate, but many of them are of evil conduct.” (Verse 5: 66)
15. Giving Aims
In Islam, we are encouraged to be able to pay zakat or give alms to people in need. Doing alms or paying zakat is one way to get blessings of Allah SWT. Allah Almighty says in the Holy of Quran.
“Say, Lo! my Lord enlargeth the provision for whom He will of His bondmen, and narroweth (it) for him. And whatsoever ye spend (for good) He replaceth it.” (Verse 34: 39)
16. Make a good relationship with the people closest
Blessings will come if we can maintain and establish rapport with the people closest to us or around us. By bonding and keeping this brotherhood, the blessing will flow by itself. Read more about The Virtue of Saying Basmallah
Below here Rasulullah said in his hadith.
“Whoever is happy to be blessed (or blessed) his rizq, or postponed (lengthened) his age, then he should establish rapport with the people around him (sillaturaahim)” (Muttafaqun ‘alaih)
17. Seeking forbidden barakah in Islam
Begging or begging for work is one of the ways of seeking of barakah that is forbidden in Islam. Below here the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said in his hadith.
“No one is constantly begging others, until someday will come on the Day of Judgment, in the absence of a piece of meat stuck to his face” (Muttafaqun ‘alaih)
Barakah can be easily obtained with always grateful for the blessings that given by Allah Almighty and become a faithful and pious Muslim. Hopefully, 17 ways to get this barakah can benefit us for all Muslims.